Finger Food

Tasty morsels of food tempt the appetite. Serve these sausage rolls, crackers and cheese straws alongside sandwiches, pâtés and cheese at tea time as a filling accompaniment. The salty flavours are winner with children and adults alike. Sausage rolls Vegan sausages cut sizes 175g/6 oz/1 1/2 cups plain flour Pinch of salt 6 oz vegan…

Four Vegetables in Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 small cauliflower 300 g/10 1/2 oz broccoli 2 carrots 1 a handful of baby potatoes 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley For cheese sauce 2 tbsp vegan butter 25 g/1 oz/1/4 cup flour 300 ml/10 fl oz 1 1/4 vegan milk 55 g/ 2 oz/ 1/2 cup vegan grated cheese Method Wash and peel…

Gingerbread and Orange Tiramisu

Ingredients 300 g;10 1/2 oz/ 2 cups plain flour 160 g/ 5 1/2 oz/1 1/2 stick vegan butter 75 g/ 3 oz/1/2 cup golden caster sugar 110 g/ 4 oz/ 1/3 cup golden syrup 125 g/ 4 1/2 oz cup honey 1 vegan egg 175 ml/ fl. oz/ 3/4 vegan milk 1 1/2 tsp ground…

Espresso cupcakes with maple syrup

Strong dark coffee and maple syrup give a bitter edge to the sweetness of these cakes. Drizzle more maple over them while still warm. This recipe uses freshly made express, but you could use your own favorite coffee made at double strength. Ingredients 250g/9 oz/ 2 1/4 cups plain (all-purpose) flour 10ml/2 tsp baking powder…

Paneer with peas

Paneer is Indian cottage cheese made by splitting whole milk into cheese and whey with the use of acid, such as lemon juice. Instead of cooking it the Indian way, use non dairy cheese. Ingredients 1-2 fresh green chillies, slit in half lengthways and stalks left on 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves 2 tablespoons tomato…

Apple and sour cream crumble muffins..

Two-thirds of the cooking apples in this recipe are chopped and baked in the muffin batter. The remaining apples are sliced and coated in a sweet almond crumble, which makes a delicious crunchy texture for the muffin top. I choose to use sunflower by liquidising until crumbly instead of the almonds due to nuts allergies….

Orange Poppy Seed Cakes..

These muffins look attractive on the tea table when baked in large muffin cups without paper cases so the poppy-seed flecked sides are visible. To serve, break open and spread with butter and marmalade. Store without icing in an airtight container for three days. Ingredients.. 275g/10oz/2 ½ cups plain (all-purpose) flour150g/5oz/3/4 cup castor (superfine) sugar15ml/1…

Rock buns..

These old-fashioned favourites are perfect fun in the kitchen and provide a great introduction to baking, as the mixture can be formed into little balls-great for hands-on kids’ Cooking. As rock buns are not a rich mixture, they are best eaten on the day they are baked. Ingredients.. 225g/8oz/2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour 1.5ml/1/4 tsp…

Apple Berry Lattice Pie

Ingredients: 300 g/10 ½ oz/2 cups plain (all purpose) Flour 2 tbsp light brown sugar 150 g/ 5 ½ oz/ 2/3 cup vegan butter 1 large bramble Apple, peeled and chopped 100 g/3 ½ oz/1/2 cup castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp cornflour (cornstarch) slaked with 1 tbsp cold water Method: 1.Mix…

Spinach &Mushroom Pancakes with Bèchamel sauce

Ingredients: For the filling: 200 g/7 oz spinach 1 tsp sunflower oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 200 g/7 oz chestnut mushrooms, sliced ¼ tsp salt For the sauce: 300 ml/10 fl oz unsweetened soya milk 2 tsp sunflower oil 2 tbsp plain flour Salt and freshly ground black…

Lemon & Coconut Cupcakes

Ingredients: 210g/7 ½ oz 1 ¾ cups plain/all-purpose flour or gluten-free 2 tsp baking powder A pinch of salt 140g/5 oz/3/4 cup coconut Sugar or brown sugar 30g/1oz ½ cup desiccated/shredded coconut, plus extra to decorate 250ml/9fl oz/1 cup coconut Milk or almond milk 125ml/4fl oz/1/2 cup safflower oil 1 tsp almond extract 1 tsp…

Vegetable Dumplings

These dumplings doesn’t look great from this picture! Because I didn’t have the right Steaming basket, I used a large colander and they all stuck together. Otherwise they taste great just don’t make the same mistakes by using a colander unless it’s just a few dumplings.. otherwise get yourself a steaming basket. Ingredients 175g/ 6…